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Daniel Vela was born and raised in Mission Texas. While attending The University of Texas at Austin, he received a B.S in Athletic Training and a B.S in Kinesiology and Health- Exercise Science. Furthermore, coming from the nationally recognized UT Athletic Training Program, Daniel has been part of many elite teams such as Texas Rowing, Texas Football, and Texas Track & Field.

Daniel has had the opportunity to be able to work alongside UT’s top tier medical staff, and was able to serve as part of their sports medical personnel. Daniel has a passion for sport rehabilitation and sport performance training where he pushes his athletes to meet their top athletic potential. Daniel prides himself and ensures that all patients or athletes he works with will have an individualized elite-level rehabilitation or training programs to meet all demands of his patients/athletes. In his free time, you can catch Daniel off the lakes here in Austin enjoying a nice day of fishing!

Also, is a huge movie-buff, so you might catch him at some local theaters watching new films


Personal Training FAQs

Yes, personal training can be an important part of injury recovery. Trainers can work with you to create a program that helps you regain strength and mobility without further injury.

Yes, personal trainers at Medicine in Motion have a passion for sports rehabilitation. They work with athletes to create individualized rehabilitation programs.

Personal training can help athletes meet their top athletic potential. It offers sport-specific training and rehabilitation, helping athletes improve their performance and recover from injuries.

Medicine in Motion’s personal training program is unique in its focus on both rehabilitation and performance training. The trainers work closely with athletes to create individualized programs that meet their specific needs.

The frequency of seeing a personal trainer can vary based on your fitness goals and budget. Some people may benefit from seeing a trainer multiple times a week, while others may do well with a few sessions a month for guidance and program adjustments.

The frequency of personal training sessions depends on your fitness goals, schedule, and budget. Three times a week can be a good starting point for many people, but your trainer can provide the best recommendation based on your individual needs.

If you’re new to exercise, have specific goals, or need extra motivation, a personal trainer can be a valuable investment. They can provide expert guidance, help you avoid common workout mistakes, and keep you accountable to your fitness goals.

Personal training can provide more personalized attention and guidance than a general gym membership. Trainers can ensure you’re performing exercises correctly and efficiently, which can lead to better results and reduced risk of injury.

Personal training can generally be adapted to individuals at all fitness levels. It would be best to contact Medicine in Motion directly for more specific information.

If you have specific fitness goals, need personalized guidance, or are recovering from an injury, personal training can be very beneficial. It provides individualized attention and a workout plan tailored to your needs.

You can expect an individualized, elite-level rehabilitation or training program designed to meet your specific needs and help you reach your top athletic potential.

Personal training typically involves one-on-one sessions with a certified trainer who creates a customized workout plan based on your fitness goals. This can include strength training, cardio exercises, flexibility workouts, and sport-specific training.

Personal training typically requires a commitment to regular sessions over a period of time. The exact schedule would be determined based on your specific goals and needs.

The personal trainers at Medicine in Motion have degrees in fields like Athletic Training and Kinesiology and Health- Exercise Science. They also have experience working with elite sports teams.

Look for a personal trainer who has relevant educational qualifications, experience, and a training philosophy that aligns with your goals. It’s also important to find someone you feel comfortable working with.

Due to popular demand, we are presently have no appointments available for new eating disorder patients. We are however, adding more staff to high demand, and more spaces will open up shortly. Please fill out the form below to register your interest.”

    Due to popular demand, we are presently have no appointments available for new eating disorder patients. We are however, adding more staff to high demand, and more spaces will open up shortly. Please fill out the form below to register your interest.

    Dr Martha Pyron
    Martha Pyron, MD
    Sports Medicine Specialist / Physician / Clinic Owner

    Dr. Pyron is board certified in both family medicine and sports medicine. She obtained her medical degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, completed a residency program in Family Medicine at Southern Colorado Family Medicine, and pursued a fellowship in Sports Medicine at Michigan State University, Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies. After becoming board certified in both family medicine and sports medicine, she started her career as a team physician for Penn State University. She then returned to her home state of Texas and worked as a Sports Medicine Specialist and Team Physician for the University of Texas at Austin.


    Dr Pyron is currently the founder and president of Medicine in Motion. She is an active member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and the American College of Sports Medicine. She maintains a relationship with the University of Texas by teaching classes for the Athletic Training students and by providing the Medical Director role for the Exercise In Aging Research Laboratory headed by Dr. Hiro Tanaka at the University of Texas. In 2012, Dr. Pyron also became certified in Musculoskeletal Sonography allowing her to provide diagnostic and procedural ultrasound exams in her office at the time of a patient visit!


    Dr. Pyron has lived and worked in Austin since 2003 and has developed extensive connections with specialized orthopedic surgeons, chiropractors, acupuncturists, massage therapists, athletic trainers, strength trainers, and other healthcare professionals who provide excellent service. She enjoys working together as a team with a variety of healthcare professionals to provide customized and optimal care for her patients.


    Although Dr. Pyron also has training and is board certified as a family physician, she prefers to limit her practice to sports medicine. This means that she wants you to maintain your relationship with your family doctor, but see her for sports injuries, training questions, or illnesses which affect your activity level. Please let her know how she may best help you!


    In her off time, Dr. Pyron enjoys a variety of outdoor and sports activities including soccer, softball, running, biking, mountain biking, strength training, yoga, swimming, and sailing.